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Rodent Control in and Around Backyard Chicken Coops

A backyard chicken coop. [UC ANR]

[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Keeping backyard chickens is becoming increasingly popular in residential areas around California. Your store may be selling pre-made chicken coops, feed, or other accessories, or you may be...

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 8:42 AM
Tags: backyard (2), baits (2), california (29), chickens (7), diseases (9), garden (46), home (3), house mouse (2), mice (5), poultry (6), rodenticide (5), rodents (5), roof rat (1), trapping (3), UC IPM (225), wire (1)

New Year, New Start in the Garden!

Remove fruit

Did you make a resolution to be healthier in 2016? If so, why not add keeping your landscape healthy to your resolution? UC IPM has a new resource that can help. The Seasonal Landscape IPM Checklist or SLIC is a regional decision-making tool that can...

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 9:35 AM
Tags: checklist (2), diseases (9), healthy (4), insects (65), landscape (25), new year (1), pests (55), resolutions (1), seasonal (2), UCIPM (66), vertebrates (2), weeds (64)

It's Time to Prune Apricot & Cherry Trees

Cluster of ripe apricots [J.K.Clark]

Although most fruit trees are pruned during the dormant season, in areas with wet winters, apricots and cherries should be pruned in late summer to allow time for the pruning wounds to close. Pruning apricots and cherries during the rainy season could...

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 1:48 PM
Tags: apricot (4), bacterial (2), botryosphaeria (1), canker (3), cherries (4), cherry (6), diseases (9), eutypa dieback (2), fungal (1), pathogens (7), prune (4)

Our Bees Deserve The Best

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (now emeritus, shows visitors the inside of a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is National Pollinator Week and what better time to post some bee wisdom from Cooperative Extension apiculturist (now emeritus) Eric Mussen? Based in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, Mussen completed 38 years of service last...

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (now emeritus, shows visitors the inside of a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (now emeritus, shows visitors the inside of a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (now emeritus, shows visitors the inside of a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist (now retired) Eric Mussen explains bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist (now retired) Eric Mussen explains bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist (now retired) Eric Mussen explains bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Inside the hive: the queen bee goes about laying eggs as worker bees tend to her needs and the needs of the colony. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Inside the hive: the queen bee goes about laying eggs as worker bees tend to her needs and the needs of the colony. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Inside the hive: the queen bee goes about laying eggs as worker bees tend to her needs and the needs of the colony. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 5:20 PM
Tags: diseases (9), Eric Mussen (250), honey bees (354), malnutrition (4), National Pollinator Week (20), parasites (4), pesticides (28), pests (55), stress (2)

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